Tomato Basil Soup & Grilled Swiss Sandwich [gluten-free]

Tomato basil soup & grilled Swiss sandwich

Tomato basil soup & grilled Swiss sandwich

Sometimes I just want to eat something GOOD and FAST without being tempted to stop at the drive-thru. Enter grilled cheese sandwich with creamy tomato basil soup. You only need a few simple ingredients to make this quick satisfying meal.

For 2 servings

Ingredients for tomato basil soup:

  • 1 small can of tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup of finely chopped sweet basil
  • 2 1/2 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons of gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  1. In a medium sauce pan, melt butter and add flour to form a thick paste. Add in broth and heavy cream and simmer on medium.
  2. Add in tomato paste, garlic, and salt and mix well until ingredients are blended.
  3. Add in basil and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.

Ingredients for grilled cheese:

  • 4 slices of gluten-free bread
  • 4 slices of Swiss
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 slices of steak tomato
  1. In a non-stick pan, melt butter on medium heat and brown 4 slices of bread. Flip and brown other side.
  2. Divide cheese between 2 slices of bread, top with tomato and and remainings bread. Remove from pan when cheese is gooey. Slice each sandwich in half and serve with creamy tomato basil soup.
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